BA in Arabic Language

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Arabic Language

  • Reinforcing the students’ language ability and make them acquire the skills of correct expression.
  • Reinforcing students’ literary ability to realize beauty in language styles.
  • Familiarize students with methods of using the different books and references in the library as well as heritage books.
  • Developing the students’ skills in reading and speaking and encouraging them to think logically and creatively.
  • Developing students writing and dictation abilities and skills and training them to write correctly.
  • Training students to use the correct forms of syntax and morphology while reading, writing or expressing.
  • Developing the Arabic Language and trying to spread it as it is the language of religion and civilization.

 

Program

Study Plan

(120 credit hours)

The study plan is divided into:

  • University Requirements (15 credit hours)
  • Program Requirements (96 credit hours)
  • Major Electives (9 credit hours)

15 credit hours

  • Academic writing in Arabic
  • Basic Academic English I
  • Introduction to IT (Arts only)
  • Omani Society
  • Basic Academic English II

(96 credit hours)

Major core courses

  • ARAB 102 Syntax and Morphology (1)
  • ARAB 103 Introduction to Arabic Literature
  • ARAB 104 Advanced Academic Writing
  • ARAB 105 Pre-Islamic Literature
  • ARAB 106 Introduction to Linguistics
  • ARAB 202 Syntax and Morphology (2)
  • ARAB 203 Phonetics
  • ARAB 204 Studies in Quran and Hadith
  • ARAB 205 Lexicography and Terminology
  • ARAB 206 Modern Arabic Novel
  • ARAB 207 Jihad Poetry
  • ARAB 208 Special Topic in Literature
  • ARAB 209 Ancient Arabic Prose and fiction
  • ARAB 210 Historical Linguistics
  • ARAB 213 Stylistics
  • ARAB 303 Andalusian Literature
  • ARAB 304 Modern Arabic Poetry
  • ARAB 305 Sociolinguistics
  • ARAB 306 Modern Arabic Drama
  • ARAB 307 Theory of Literature and Criticism
  • ARAB 308 Syntax and Morphology (3)
  • ARAB 309 Prosody
  • ARAB 310 Overseas Literature
  • ARAB 401 Modern Arabic Renaissance Literature
  • ARAB 402 Syntax and Morphology (4)
  • ARAB 403 Mystic Literature
  • ARAB 404 Folk Literature
  • ARAB 405 Applied Linguistics
  • ARAB 406 Abbasid Poetry
  • ARAB 407 Applied Phonetics
  • ARAB 408 Comparative Literature
  • ARAB 409 Special Topic in Language

Major Elective Courses

(9 credit hours)

  • ARAB 211 Literary and Linguistic Sources and References
  • ARAB 212 Oman and Arabian Peninsula Literature
  • ARAB 214 Arabic Dialects
  • ARAB 311 Arabic Rhetoric
  • ARAB 313 Literary Text Appreciation
  • ARAB 314 Language Workshop
  • ARAB 315 Issues in Omani Literature
  • ARAB 411 Orientalism and Orientalists
  • ARAB 412 Modern Studies in Linguistics

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